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    Default Warning about IEPro 2.4.7 !

    hi !

    IEPro is a nice program that adds some improvements to Internet Explorer, like fx. DNS-prefetch.



    but a warning about IEPro 2.4.7: it comes with "ASK-Toolbar" !!!

    for those who doesnīt know: ASK-toolbar is considered a security risk by experts !

    after installing IEPro as admin, i switched to my user-account and started IE8, and then found another "suggestion" to install !?
    however i got so upset, that i didnīt take a note of exactly what is was, i just uninstalled it.
    but i think it was some extra "menu"...
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    Thank you hackerman1 for reporting that" IE 7 pro" now comes with ask toolbar, which is adware and a security risk.

    What a pity: another good software joined the dark side
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    Quote Originally Posted by leofelix View Post
    Thank you hackerman1 for reporting that" IE 7 pro" now comes with ask toolbar, which is adware and a security risk.

    What a pity: another good software joined the dark side
    Couldn't agree with you more. Thank goodness that there some with integrity like Winpatrol that have not gone to the dark side.

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    Haven't tried the build but I'm sure there is an option to uncheck the installation of the ASK toolbar. As long as that is there, I'm OK with it.

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    hi !

    yes, you can uncheck ASK-toolbar, but itīs checked as default.
    so you have to be alert when you install it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hackerman1 View Post
    hi !

    yes, you can uncheck ASK-toolbar, but itīs checked as default.
    so you have to be alert when you install it...
    Agreed. Windows 98 has programmed us to simply click on Next every time we see it without reading the screen.

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    and what about Nero Lite package!!! I checked it, Nero 9 comes with asktoolbar and we can't exclude it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by r.k View Post
    and what about Nero Lite package!!! I checked it, Nero 9 comes with asktoolbar and we can't exclude it.
    Thanks for the information looks like another to avoid now if you want to avoid ask!

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